Jennifer Lawrence, who scooped the best actress award at last year’s Oscars, has been named as the first presenter of the 2014 ceremony.
Revealed by the show’s producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the announcement came around an hour after voting for the 86th Academy Awards opened.
Ms Lawrence – a strong contender for the title of most popular actress of the moment – is also nominated for her part inAmerican Hustle.
Having won a gold statuette for her performance in Silver Linings Playbookand been nominated in 2011 for her role inWinter’s Bone, J-Law is the youngest three-time nominee in the history of the Oscars.
Her memorable acceptance of the best actress award last year, featured Ms Lawrence falling on the stairs and pulling off a standup-esque press Q&A session after the ceremony.
Source: Independent UK